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35A, GREAT CUMBERLAND PLACE W1 (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bryanston and Dorset Square, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5153 / 51°30'55"N

Longitude: -0.1602 / 0°9'36"W

OS Eastings: 527756

OS Northings: 181205

OS Grid: TQ277812

Mapcode National: GBR 8B.6Z

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.55NP

Entry Name: 35A, GREAT CUMBERLAND PLACE W1 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 14 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1213434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209871

Location: Westminster, London, W1H

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Bryanston and Dorset Square

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: The Annunciation Bryanston Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2781 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GREAT CUMBERLAND PLACE,
54/74 W1
14.1.70 Nos. 29 to 35 (odd) and
35A
G.V. II
Terraced town houses. c.1789-90, possibly by William Porden (who had a
lease on No. 38 q.v.) as part of a Portman Estate development, originally
intended as a complete circus or double crescent of which only the eastern
half (Nos. 24 to 42, even, q.v.) was built according to plan. Stock brick
with channelled stucco ground floors (plain to No. 35A); concealed slate
roofs. 5 storeys, except for 4-storeyed No. 35A, on basements. 3-window
wide fronts except for No. 35A which has 2 window and 5-window return to
Upper Berkeley Street with entrance. Semicircular arched doorways to right
with panelled doors and fanlights, Nos. 29 to 33 in mid C.19 stucco
surrounds, No. 35 retaining original patterned fanlight and No. 35A with
enclosed Ionic columned stucco porch to return. Recessed sashes, under
flat gauged arches to upper floors. Plat bands finishing off ground floor
stucco work and band at 1st floor pseudo parapet level cut by windows;
stringcourses to 2nd and 3rd floors and main entablature with bold dentil
cornice over 3rd floor; crowning cornice and blocking course. No. 35 is
emphasised as pavilion of formerly symmetrical terrace composition by an
order of 4, thin, Ionic pilasters through 1st and 2nd floors. No. 35A has
plain front finished off with cornice and blocking course. Original, cast
iron, geometric patterned 1st floor balconies, with individual balconettes
to No. 35A. Cast iron area railings with urn finials and Nos. 29, 33 and
35 with notably elegant wrought iron lamp brackets and link extinguishers.


Listing NGR: TQ2775681205

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